Undefeated welterweight prospect Michael McKinson faces Evgeny Pavko in a 10-round battle Saturday night in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card (3 p.m. ET) at the Brentwood Centre in Brentwood, England.
McKinson (16-0, 2 KOs) saw an upgrade in competition level in his last two fights. In October he defeated Sammy McNess in a one-sided 10 rounds unanimous decision. McKinson, 25, who was born in Portsmouth but lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland, did the same to Ryan Kelly in March.
Russia's Pavko, (18-2-1, 13 KOs) has won two fights in a row since a 10-round TKO loss to Georgi Chelokhsaev in 2017. Last September, Pavko scored a first-round KO of Sergio Eduardo Gonzalez and three months later he stopped Fedor Vinogradov in Round 5.
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Where can I watch the McKinson-Pavko fight card on Saturday?
The McKinson-Pavko fight on ESPN+ will begin at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday.
The main card also includes:
Anisha Basheel vs. Chantelle Cameron, 10 rounds, female lightweights
Shaquille Day vs. Louis Adolphe, 10 rounds, welterweights
Thomas Patrick Ward vs. Brayan Mairena, 8 rounds, featherweights